Posts Tagged ‘unitarian universalism’

Unitarian Universalist Faith

“Stand by this faith,” says Olympia Brown.  She was speaking of the Universalist faith, which she was ordained into in 1863. “Stand by this faith,” we can still say today, speaking of a Unitarian Universalist faith that in many ways has changed, yet in many ways has remained the same since Rev. Brown’s time. One […]

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Robert Fulghum’s Faith

He has a lullaby voice and a great booming laugh. He carries a French horn case instead of a briefcase. At motels he sometimes registers as “representing” Mother Earth or the Cutting Edge of Reality. If a Seventh Day Adventist comes to the door, he whips out his stopwatch and says “O.K., but I get […]

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Easter Sunday – Rev Anthony Makar and Rev. Jane Thickstun

“What Is Easter For?” Part 1 We’re talking Easter this morning, and right off the bat I want to say that the essential story is bigger than Christian tradition can contain. The essential story, larger than Christianity and longer-lasting than any religious tradition, is that of the underdog triumphing. It’s crabgrass bursting through concrete. […]

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Music Sunday – Rev. Anthony David Makar and Don Milton, Music Director

Hallelujah Good music liberates. You feel small, but the music makes you feel big. You feel all crumpled up, but the music uncrushes you, it smoothes out all the wrinkles, it makes you feel fresh and presentable again…. In this reflection I offer a brief personal story about how music does this for me. […]

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It’s Stewardship Sunday – Let’s Talk About Someone Else’s Money Besides Yours by Bill Clontz

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